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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 3%
Previous phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:36 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, April 18, 2013 at 12:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, April 12, 2013 at 00:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 36' North
Longitude: 166° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.59 meters/second, 1557.3 km/hour, 967.7 miles/hour or 840.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.13 miwest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 minorth16.13 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.2"967.51 miwest0° 06' 54.1"7.91 minorth967.27 mi
24 hours11° 34' 03.3"770.82 mieast2° 22' 57.9"163.86 minorth783.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluThu 2:18 PM1148 km714 miles620 nmNortheast NE
MidwayThu 1:18 PM1763 km1095 miles952 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiFri 2:18 PM1849 km1149 miles998 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandThu 12:18 PM2001 km1243 miles1080 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroFri 12:18 PM2560 km1591 miles1382 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaFri 12:18 PM2704 km1680 miles1460 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 1:18 PM2801 km1741 miles1513 nmSouth S
Wake IslandFri 12:18 PM2833 km1760 miles1530 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiFri 12:18 PM3073 km1910 miles1659 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ApiaFri 1:18 PM3298 km2049 miles1781 nmSouth S
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